Haiti 2010 Earthquake Response


Citizen Reporting

Citizen reporting, via texting, Twitter and Twitpic, has provided much of what we  know about the disaster situation in Haiti. Skype has filled the void left by shattered communications networks.

Bloggers (in Haiti)

Dispatches from a Fragile Island

Real Hope for Haiti Rescue Center

Livesay Haiti

Hope in Haiti

The Haitian Blogger

Bloggers (outside Haiti)

Bloggers Unite for Haiti

Blogs by aid providers

Israeli Defense Force Spokesperson

Garamone’s Blog (American Forces Press Service)

News Media Blogs

Guardian’s Haiti Earthquake LiveBlog

Twitter feeds

Live Twitter feed from Haiti

CNN’s breaking news Twitter feed (includes citizen reports)


(01.15.2010)  In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti, crowd-sourcing platform Ushahidi has launched http://haiti.ushahidi.com to gather eyewitness information via cell-phone text messaging, e-mail, or directly on the Usahidi Web site.


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